Oakland Appoints New Top Cop, AgainThe Oakland Police Department may still lack a proper chief, but on Monday a new ranking officer was placed in charge of day-to-day operations of the embattled force.
Recruiting Firm's Stance On Gay Employee Benefits Delays Oakland Police Chief SearchOakland's search for a new permanent police chief has been delayed a second time because the recruiting firm the city planned to hire was disqualified for denying equal benefits to gay employees.
Oakland Police Chief Jordan Takes Medical Leave; Plans RetirementIn a letter to officers, Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan announced on Wednesday that he is stepping down for health reasons.
Oakland Police Officers To Be Disciplined For Occupy Protest IncidentsOakland Police Chief Howard Jordan said Friday that he wants to discipline 44 of his officers for misconduct in their handling of Occupy Oakland protesters at three major demonstrations in the past year.
Oakland Shooting Suspect Was Expelled, Felt DisrespectedOne Goh’s life was on the skids even before he became the suspect in the nation’s biggest mass school shooting since Virginia Tech.
Oakland Mayor Quan Names Assistant Chief Jordan Acting Police ChiefOakland Mayor Jean Quan announced Thursday that Assistant Police Chief Howard Jordan will serve as acting police chief for the city following the surprise resignation of Chief Anthony Batts earlier this week.
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